Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

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Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

Post by Mark » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:56 am

So I would like to get a repro M1941 Field Jacket to wear for parades, etc. I see the two primary vendors selling them are At The Front and Man The Line. I do not have experience with either of these vendors so was looking to see in anyone has any advice or feedback on their jackets.

I have bought some repro items from WWII Impressions years ago, it was very good quality but their M1941 Field Jacket is 3x the price of the other vendors.

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Re: Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

Post by m14msgt » Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:15 am

I would look at ATF. They’re reasonable and its a solid repro


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Re: Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

Post by Tapper02 » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:32 pm

Ditto on At The Front....if you don’t want to shell out the money for a WWII Impressions jacket. Almost all of my gear and uniforms are from them.
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Post by mav1942 » Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:32 pm

All of my uniforms are from At the front. No complaints. Keep an eye out for their black Friday sales, Im hoping he posts some up soon.
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Post by DWesol » Sun Nov 29, 2020 5:44 pm

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Re: Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

Post by Bill H. » Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:08 pm

Years ago I bought one from WWII Impressions and it was really nice except it had a European zipper (backwards).
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Re: Advice on New M1941 Field Jacket

Post by Mark » Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:06 am

So I ending up getting one from ATF, unfortunately the sizing was way off on it. Specifically the torso length was very short, I am 6'3" and it didn't come down to my waist. I returned it and happened to catch one of Man The Line's 24 hour sales and got theirs for 50% off. Quality looks just the same to me and they use a wool blend liner unlike ATF who use a teflon blend, the biggest thing is that it fits right (sleeves, torso, shoulders).

Thanks to everyone for their input.


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